Director of Research, Mercy Hospital for Women

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology is excited to announce the new appointment of Professor Stephen Tong as the Director of Research at the Mercy Hospital for Women. He will lead the Office of Research within the Chief Medical Officer Office.

Professor Stephen Tong is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and obtained his Ph.D. in 2004. He holds a senior academic position with the University of Melbourne, he is Co-Director of Mercy Perinatal and is also Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee and Multiple Sclerosis Flagship. He has a well-established reputation internationally as a preeminent researcher in translational obstetrics research.

Professor Stephen Tong’s major research thesis have included therapeutics for ectopic pregnancies and preeclampsia. He has also been the recipient of multiple major NHMRC grants and has strong research networks locally and internationally.

We congratulate Professor Stephen Tong on this much-deserved appointment.

To read more about Professor Stephen Tong achievements, please visit his Find an Expert page.